LNG Operational Practice (eBook)

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January 2006

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LNG Operational Practice (eBook)

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This book is a guide to the 'hands on' operation of LNG carriers, covering the typical trading cycle for a modern LNG carrier and providing a prescriptive set of actions and checklists with useful information, cautionary notes and estimated times where appropriate.

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This is a completely new text, written by a Cargo and Chief Engineer with 25 years experience on LNG Carriers.

The Chapters cover the following subjects:

   - Post Refit Operations
   - Gassing-Up Cargo Tanks (Purge Drying)
   - Initial Cool Down Of Cargo Tanks
   - Loading & Discharge
   - Loaded Passage
   - Ballast Passage
   - Warm Up
   - Inerting
   - Aeration

This book is a joint publication from Seamanship International and Witherbys Publishing.


Section 1: Post-Refit Operations

1 Primary and secondary Insulation space
2 Gassing up of Cargo Tanks
3 Initial Cooldown of Cargo Tanks

Section 2: In-Service Operations

4 Loading Operations
5 Loaded Passage
6 Discharge Operations
7 Ballast Passage

Section 3: Pre-Refit Operations

8 Cargo Tank Warm-up
9 Inerting of Cargo Tanks
10 Aeration

Title: LNG Operational Practice (eBook)
Number of Pages: 70
Product Code: WS1006EA
ISBN: ISBN 13: 978-1-85609-321-7 (9781856093217), ISBN 10: 1-85609-321-2 (1856093212)
Published Date: January 2006

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